About Simply Candles & Gifts

Who We Are

Austin and Susie of Simply Candles and Gifts 

Austin and Susie are a Christian couple dedicated to changing the world, one candle at a time. With their entrepreneurial spirits, Austin and Susie are committed to helping others create a warm home environment and making gift giving as meaningful and easy as possible. 

Simply Candles & Gifts began as a dream after making candles as Christmas gifts in 2013. After doing a few local sales with wonderful friends by our side and selling in a local store, a simple dream has turned into a passion to provide the highest quality, hand-poured soy candles for your home.  

In their spare time, Austin and Susie love to take their dog for hikes in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, play tennis, and are on a mission to make the world’s best homemade pizza.  

What we do


Simply Candles & Gifts makes and curates wonderful quality gifts that we would give to our loved ones and hope you do the same. We take pride in the products offered in our store and hope they are a joy to give as well as to receive. 

Our candles are made in Lynchburg, Virginia with ingredients that are phthalate free such as 100% soy wax, cotton wicks, and essential oils. Though soy candles may show imperfections on the outside, they produce a clean lasting burn that you can feel good about having in your home.

How We Help

Without our local (and online) community, we would not be in business. One way that we have given back is to support local non-profits with our soy candle sales. A portion of all purchases (online and table sales) supports a nonprofit that we are sponsoring that month. Previous organizations have included Freedom 4/24, Lynchburg Daily Bread, and the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center. 

Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center     Freedom 424 Logo     Lynchburg Daily Bread Logo

Connect with us on Facebook or Instagram to see who we are currently giving back to!